[This book is] a simple story of a "strong man" whose life is dominated by fear and anger ... Uniquely ... African, at the same time it reveals [the author's] ... awareness of the human qualities common to men of all times and places.-Back cover Topics: Igbo (African people), British, Men, Race relations
In Illinois, a pair of identical twins trade places for a week, the wife becomes a jet setter and vice versa. When the real wife dies in a yacht explosion, the jet setter stays on to continue playing her role of wife and actually falls in love. One day she learns her sister survived and is in the south of France, suffering from amnesia. A sequel to Deceptions Topics: Impostors and imposture, Married women, Sisters, Twins
Torn - the second book of the Trylle Trilogy... Wendy thought she finally understood who she was and what she wanted, but everything changes when the rival Vittra come after her. She's caught between two worlds, torn between love and duty, and she must decide what life she is going to lead.
Contains the "Book of Tao," each chapter of which is followed by a comparable passage from Chuangtse's writings; supplemented by "Prolegomena" and "Imaginary conversations between Laotse and Confucius" by Chuangtse Topic: Taoism
In his first novel in ten years, Ernest Gaines, the highly acclaimed author of the best-selling The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman, brings us a wrenching story of death and identity in a small Cajun Louisiana community in the late 1940s. A young black named Jefferson is a reluctant party in a shoot-out in a liquor store in which the three other men involved are all killed, including the white store owner. Jefferson, the only survivor, is accused of murder. At the trial, the essence of the... Topics: African American men, Death row inmates, Race relations, Friendship, Roman américain
The final chapter in the Trylle Trilogy With a war looming on the horizon, Wendys fate seems sealed. But everything she sacrificed might be in vain if she cant save the ones she loves. Her whole life has been leading up to this, and its all coming to an end.
Part one: Introductory techniques. I. The key problem: capturing the attention -- II. The appeal to wants -- III. The problem of vividness -- IV. The psychology of effective speaking -- V. The psychology of effective writing -- VI. Crossing the interest dead-line -- VII. Making ideas stick Topics: Psychology, Applied, Gedrag, Interpersoonlijke beïnvloeding
"The translations have been made from the text, as published in a German collection, under the title 'Des [sic] Relativitätsprinzip' (Teubner, 4th ed., 1922) The second paper by Lorentz is an exception to this." Topics: Relativity (Physics), Relatividade E Gravitacao, Relativiteitstheorie, Relativité (Physique)
In order to receive his inheritance, Jake Mitchell must marry. In order to save her family's farm, Sue Lewis must marry a rich man. So Jake comes up with a plan. Why not strike up a platonic, business arrangement where they can marry each other for six months? And it all goes according to plan...until an army of suitors start to take an interest in Sue. Then Jake starts to reconsider the plan.